(of a lock) designed so that it cannot be .
- Pick someone up
- Pick something up
verb phrase To notice; discover; learn: Did you pick that wink up?/ He picked up pitching in no time (1857+)
[pik-thangk] /ˈpɪkˌθæŋk/ noun, Archaic. 1. a person who seeks favor by flattery or gossip; sycophant.
- Pick to pieces
verb phrase To be exquisitely critical: We were sitting around picking the speech to pieces (1859+) see: pick apart